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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Have damage to: Nerves= neuropathy get better sugars, start benfotiamine 600 mg, lipoic acid 600 mg each, daily- they are over the counter vitamins that help heal n ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Nerver disfunction: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to a ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Peripheral neuropathy is very common in uncotrolled diabetes.
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: If you have had regular check-ups with your doctor and have tested negative for diabetes in the recent past, then your symptoms are not likely from di ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbn ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Not diabetes: A hba1c of 5 is normal, you do not have diabetes. You indicate in your conditions that you have a bulging L4 disc. It is possible that the burning s ... Read More
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Possible neuropathy: Neuropathy can happen as a result of trauma, or nerve damage due to the consumption of alcohol or certain medications. Symptoms can range from a numbn ... Read More
A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes?: Diabetes is a possibility, especially if he has lost weight and has increased thirst. There are other possibilities, so have him seen by his paediatr ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Diabetes: is only on of the conditions that causes neuropathy. Have you seen a neurologist?
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
OTHER NERVE ISSUES: Consider nerve compression at ankles (tarsal tunnel syndrome), possible metatarsalgia, perhaps small fibre neuropathy. See a podiatrist and get evalu ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Usually with: Diabetic neuropathy the neuropathy is symmetrical, hence, I would consider a neuroma before thinking diabetic neuropathy,
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many causes : Burning in feet is often due to peripheral neuropathy. EMG/NCS are often negative. Chronic kidney disease can be a cause. Make sure they rule out m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Do not drink: Alcohol is a poison and it never did anybody any good, ever, so stay away from it. I trust that you are keeping your blood sugar under control through ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No harm: You may get tested for diabetes, however, what you described suggests fungal infection. You may wish to consult a podiatrist.
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